BY SAMUEL BAILEY
CV19 is a short CGI documentary film, made during Britain's first national lockdown in early summer 2020. With in-person filming impossible, the film uses creative CGI and Zoom interviews to dramatize the academic research into COVID 19.
It examines how governments are reacting to the COVID pandemic. It reveals the pandemic as a crisis of governing and governments, focusing on the rights that citizens are forfeiting, and the possible consequences from failed leadership.
The film looks at democracies, and the effects of digital campaigning for elections, particularly those held during the pandemic.
MUTE: DANCE SILENCED BY COVID
BY SHAWN SHORT
Mute: Dance Silenced By COVID is a short documentary of six US dancers and their experiences within the initial months of COVID.
A “light on the other end of the tunnel” story, Mute: Dance Silenced By COVID also speaks on personal reactions to George Floyd’s murder, artist unemployment, new hopes, and creativity.
THE COVID MONOLOGUES
BY STEPHANIE FITCH
Adapted from stage, The COVID Monologues intertwines stories of life during the pandemic from BLM, homelessness, Essential Workers, and much more. Filmed in five days, in Lexington Kentucky by Bluegrass Community and Technical College Students. BCTC is a two year institution.
THE STORY OF CORONAVIRUS
BY YONI GOODMAN
This animated film was developed in response to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 with Yoni Goodman, in collaboration with CDC, IFRC, and UNICEF. Making visible the coronavirus helps people see and understand how it spreads and how to protect themselves and others -- both in the community and at home with a sick family member.
THREE METERS AND A FEW CENTIMETERS
BY MOSTAFA SALEHI NEZHAD
In an Iranian city, the coronavirus has caused many deaths. According to the obligations of their religion, when someone dies, a person who is familiar with the requirements of the religion washes the body by hand so that he can go to the Hereafter clean.
But now the people of this city are facing a difficult challenge to wash the corpses that have died from the Covid 19 virus. because few people are willing to touch these corpses by hand!